Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Star Wars Math: 4 = $300 million

How bad is the new Star Wars movie?  So bad that the Street Committee says George Lucas was brought back to fix Act III after it scored a 4 on test screening, causing Robert Iger to totally lose it.  One reason D&D were kicked to the curb.   Keep in mind the source in the video below is a masked-dude wearing a John Lennon shirt with a Star Trek backdrop.  Enjoy.





15 comments:

David Mann said...

In my best Peter Griffin voice,,,,WHO THE HELL CARES

Anonymous said...

The solution should be obvious to anyone. The franchise simply needs more dancing ewoks and JarJar Binks.

Why? Because it is entertainment for children and not for single middle aged soyboys.

Anonymous said...

8:08 is right.
Future generations aren't going to be inspired by how many Hollywood movies you sat and watched. At your funeral, no one is going to be impressed by how well you recognized celebrities on screen. If you have free time do something productive. Get a callous on your hands.

Anonymous said...

I think its pretty impressive Disney has managed to destroy one of the most profitable franchises in recent history.

Anonymous said...

Doomcock is wonderful. Things will be better when he is "the ruler of earth" and no longer "the future ruler of earth."

People won't be embezzling from homeowner's associations anymore for one thing.

Anonymous said...

There is a very educational podcast entitled "The Making of Star Wars." Available on iTunes. Explains how George Lucas came up with the Star Wars idea and the misery of making the movie. I'm not a Star Wars fanatic, but learned quite a bit listening to the podcast, including details about the sale to Disney.

Anonymous said...

I've been a Star Wars fan for as long as I can remember. The Last Jedi was tragically bad. I expect TRoS will be just as bad because TLJ left it with nowhere to go and no decent outcomes.

That said, all this stuff about test screenings is nonsense. It simply isn't true. The movie's plot has leaked online already. They aren't pushing the date back and changing the ending to any great degree.

Anonymous said...

Remember that a large team of highly-paid, highly-credentialed people went along with everything shown in that test screening for years. Nobody at Disney read the script and said stop.

Usually when that happens it's because there's some sacred cow that everyone is afraid to challenge.

Which makes sense here. Imagine you're an upper-mid-level exec. You see a female producer very publicly given the reins of a billion dollar franchise, then demand that we resuscitate the ultimate Old White Man villain just so a Strong Woman (TM) Mary Sue character can annihilate him in comically over-the-top fashion ... what do you do?

The smart play is to shut up and let her take the blame for it. Which I suspect is exactly what a lot of people did here, until they couldn't do it any longer.

Kingfish said...

My hands are much more calloused than yours will ever be.

Anonymous said...

Take a moment and listen carefully. I swear this is Adam Driver in a different outfit.

Anonymous said...

While everyone waits for the next Star Wars, check out Legend of The Galactic Heroes on Blu-ray or your favorites streaming service. The English dub Blu-ray was released 3/19

It's the saga of a Galactic Empire based on Imperial Germany vs an Alliance of Free Planets.

Anonymous said...

It's good to know that the comments on this site about Star Wars are just as bad as the comments about political stories.

Anonymous said...

I really liked the CG animated Clone Wars series from 10 years ago. It had plenty of diversity and even had good female characters. But I guess Obi Wan and Anakin were too white and too male for today's world. Mark Hamill is an insufferable liberal cuck too.

Anonymous said...

Why all the hate for Jar Jar? I thought he was great when I was a kid. He was so funny. I had the Jar Jar Naboo playset and a Jar Jar Halloween costume and mask. I really miss Jar Jar!

Anonymous said...

I'm revisiting this old thread because I just watched the first two episodes of The Mandalorian and it is the best product of the Star War franchise since The Empire Strikes Back which makes sense because that's when Boba Fett was introduced.
The Mandalorian Trailer on YouTube

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